seminal duct


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seminal duct

n.
Any of the ducts in human males that carry semen outward from the epididymis to the urethra, including the vas deferens and the ejaculatory duct.
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Noun1.seminal duct - the efferent duct of the testis in man
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
scrotum - the external pouch that contains the testes
epididymis - a convoluted tubule in each testis; carries sperm to vas deferens
ductus deferens, vas deferens - a duct that carries spermatozoa from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct
ejaculatory duct - a part of the seminal duct formed by the duct from the seminal vesicle and the vas deferens; passes through the prostate gland
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Transrectal US and endorectal MR imaging in partial and complete obstruction of the seminal duct system: a comparative study.
For the female epigynum: median plate (septum) = MP; lateral plate = LP; seminal receptacle = R; seminal duct = SD.
The urethra and seminal duct meet and pass through it.
Bulb oval, with large posterior lobe, seminal duct meandering (Fig.
The species are easily recognizable: as a rule the males have two tibial apophyses and a compound embolus, which is partially hidden in the cymbial pocket behind the distal haematodocha; the females usually have a strongly sclerotized epigyne with the gonopores situated in large depressions, the seminal ducts forming many loops, and small rounded receptacles.
In the end, the patient had an obstruction to seminal ducts with a cyst in the seminal vesicle and unilateral renal agenesis.
29, inlet part of seminal ducts weakly sclerotized (visible after staining with chlorazol black).
Copulatory openings placed in posterior part of epigyne; seminal ducts wide and weakly sclerotized in inlet parts, narrowed distally; accessory glands very large, spherical (Fig.